Why Can’t You Rely Solely on Social Security in Retirement?

Social Security is only designed to replace a part of a retiree’s income, and the buying power of its benefits doesn’t necessarily keep up with inflation. The services retirees tend to spend the most money on – housing and medical – have increased significantly. Moreover, inflation can erode your savings. One thing’s for sure, you [...]

Planning is the Key to Your Retirement Masterpiece

We all have retirement dreams and personal goals. For some of us, that means biking across Europe or hang-gliding off the coast of Morocco. For others, the ideal retirement may be more of an inward journey. There are plenty of closet artists, writers, and musicians out there who can’t wait to leave the daily grind [...]

2022-06-06T14:01:53+00:00June 6th, 2022|Retirement Planning|

Will You Continue Earning Income During Retirement?

Retirement doesn’t have to be the “end all, be all” of earning a steady paycheck. In fact, retirement could be the start of doing something that you’ve always wanted to do and now, get paid for doing it. While some people continue to work because they need the income to cover rising expenses in retirement, [...]

Don’t Let Your Retirement Be Held Hostage By the Market

We saw record highs in 2021, but 2022 may turn out to be an entirely different story. The market is reacting poorly to the prospect of slow economic growth and the reality of high inflation. We recently saw the NASDAQ have its worst loss since 2020. Many investors may fear a recession amidst a volatile [...]

2022-05-02T13:16:13+00:00May 2nd, 2022|Economy, Retirement Planning, Stock Market|

Keep An Eye On Your Expenses and Retirement Budget

Do you know how your expenses will change in retirement? You most likely can expect things like your food budget and electrical bills to remain somewhat constant, but certain expenses surrounding transportation and leisure activities might see some drastic changes due to your newfound freedom. It can be hard to wrap your head around how [...]

2022-04-26T22:12:28+00:00April 26th, 2022|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|

3 Quick Tips to Help Get Your Savings on Track

If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s that we lead busy lives. Whether you’re in your final years of working or early stages of retirement, it’s important that you carve out enough time to do the things you love, with the people you love. But the important question remains: Will I [...]

2022-04-04T14:00:15+00:00April 4th, 2022|Financial Planning, Retirement Planning|

Helpful Steps to Take for an Early Retirement

Retiring early can be extremely challenging, but not impossible. You may be able to achieve your goal of early retirement if you follow certain steps to help get you on the right path. However, it will require you to cut down on your expenses, increase your retirement savings, or a combination of the two. First, [...]

2022-03-28T14:19:20+00:00March 28th, 2022|Retirement Planning|

Plan for a Safe and Rewarding Life in Retirement

After first creating your retirement plan, you must constantly review your strategies to make certain that you stay on track toward achieving a safe and rewarding life in retirement. It’s important that you educate yourself and seek assistance from a trusted financial advisor to help achieve your personal retirement goals. In the end, planning your [...]

2022-03-08T15:29:41+00:00March 7th, 2022|Retirement Planning|
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